Friday, 15 April 2022

Vavuniya Archaeological Museum

Vavuniya Archaeological Museum
The Archaeological Museum of Vavuniya, Sri Lanka is one of the Regional Museums Administered by the Department of Archaeology

The museum was established in 1977 (Rambukwella, 2014).

The museum preserves a collection of items discovered in Vavuniya and its surrounding areas. Artefacts include Buddhist statues, Bodhisattva statues, coins, inscriptions, metal, stone and wood items and other monumental remains (Rambukwella, 2014). Objects are displayed in four gallery rooms.


1) Rambukwella, M.W.C.N.K., 2014. Heritage representation in culturally diverse societies: a case study of the Colombo National Museum in Sri Lanka (Doctoral dissertation, School of Museum Studies). p.417.

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